Sunday, February 21, 2010

Brought to you by: the US liberators

"Iraq has also dismissed suggestions that it should reduce the number of crimes for which the death penalty can be imposed. The country told the Geneva-based U.N. Human Rights Council on Friday that it also wouldn't commit to investigating abuse against gays or decriminalize homosexuality. Neither would it raise the age of penal responsibility to 18 years. It is currently 9 in most of Iraq and 11 in Kurdistan."